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Nikon releases firmware update version 1.2 for the Coolpix 3100 (Win & Mac)

Nikon Coolpix 3100 information

Issues addressed in the COOLPIX 3100 firmware version 1.2 upgrade

The battery indicator displays a low battery condition even though EN-MH1 rechargeable batteries are still almost fully charged. This firmware upgrade changes the sensing point of the battery level indicator to reflect the true battery charge condition.

The Coolpix 3100 camera can be used with a variety of batteries including Lithium Ion CR-V3 type batteries or the rechargeable Nickel Metal Hydride types supplied with the camera. The battery level indicator has been set to show the condition of all available batteries balancing each different characteristic and may indicate a low battery condition with rechargeable types even though the battery is still almost fully charged. As a result of customer feedback we provide users with the option to change the battery level indicator setting for the low battery condition themselves by the process of updating the firmware in the camera. The firmware update is a simple process which is described in the readme file available from this web page.

After the firmware upgrade the battery level indicator will be set for rechargeable types. Please note that the firmware upgrade simply changes the sensing point of the battery level indicator and will not affect the performance of the camera nor increase the number of pictures that can be taken with your batteries.

Download here:

Europe Coolpix 3100 Firmware update 1.2

USA Coolpix 3100 Firmware update 1.2

Additional information: Nikon Coolpix 3100 information
April 23, 2003
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